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S-Curve - Upper Wall

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Urban Sprawl 

S-Curve - Upper Wall 


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Location: 40.63471, -111.72262 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eric Jacobsen on Mar 27, 2003
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Description 

Continuing the S-Curve tradition, the Upper Wall has mostly sport routes in the 5.10 - 5.11 range. This wall is smaller and more broken than the lower wall. A few routes require a walk-off to the west, but most can be lowered with a single rope.


Getting There 

From the digital sign at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, drive 4.25 miles up canyon until the very obvious S-Curve in the road. There is a small parking lot and also room to park along the side of the road. Follow the Mill B North Fork trail on the north side of the road to the third switchback as for the Lower Wall. Branch off to the east and follow the length of the Lower Wall to the east. Find a trail that rounds the east end of the Lower Wall and head up a gully to the north to read the Upper Wall.


16 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for S-Curve - Upper Wall:
Skyscraper   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 170'   
Glenlivet   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Urban Sprawl   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Beware of Dog   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 60'   
Give the Dog a Bone   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Megalopolis   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Get a Life   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
High Dive   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 40'   
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